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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve is a private protected area with a high scientific and economic value, being a positive conservancy model to follow in Costa Rica and internationally. Since 1973 Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve has been a living laboratory for hundreds of scientific researches, besides a destination for thousands of foreigner visitors who support the ecotourism in Monteverde zone.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve spans the Tilaran Mountain Range, on the Continental Divide in Costa Rica. A "green mountain" is what the traveler encounters at the end of the 1 hour trip up the steep dusty road that veers to the Northeast off of the Inter-American Highway. The Reserve is a life sanctuary of nearly 5,000 hectares.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve is the most famous cloud forest reserve in the world and one of the most important protected areas in Costa Rica. It is visited by nature lovers from various countries desiring to enjoy, appreciate and study the abundant biodiversity of its ecosystems
As a wildlife protected area, this reserve has a managing plan, which is a basic programming tool for ensuring area conservation goals continue to be met.
The Reserve is open year round every day from 7:00 am. to 4:00 pm. Guided tours are also offered on the trails from 6:00 to 8:30 pm